Multiple Suspicious Dumpster Fires in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove


Two dumpster fires behind the Jo-ann Fabric and Craft Store near LA Fitness, among multiple dumpster fires in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove recently.

Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove firefighters have responded to several dumpster fires in the past few days that are believed to be intentionally set.

Today about 5:25 p.m. dumpster contents were set on fire at 111 East Thomas Street, and about 5:31 p.m. behind the Jo-ann Fabric and Craft store, which was reported at 345 East Palatine Road (LA Fitness, next door).

Contents in two dumpsters behind the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store were burning when firefighters arrive.

At about 5:59 p.m. contents in a dumpster were set on fire at Longfellow School, 501 South Arlington Heights Road in Buffalo Grove.

Buffalo Grove also had at least two suspicious fires in dumpsters the past few days.

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